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    Default Material for a handbag when raining

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    I was wondering what kind of material you like to use for your handbags when it rains a lot. I live in Paris and sometimes it rains like crazy. I walk more than I drive in France. Even with an umbrella, I canít totally protect my handbag or backpack when itís windy while raining. I mainly have leather bags but I donít think itís sturdy enough when under a downpour which already happened. The leather was soaked.
    Any idea of material in handbag which can be elegant too ?

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    You can try neoprene!

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    I would try treating the bags with waterproofing spray or wash that you normaly use for shoes or to renew the impregnation of tents and other outdoor stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredelo View Post
    I would try treating the bags with waterproofing spray or wash that you normaly use for shoes or to renew the impregnation of tents and other outdoor stuff.
    I never thought about that, thank you for the idea!

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    Right, really good idea. Thanks.

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    Longchamp Pliage bags are in my experience weather resistant.
    Oilcloth bags hold up very well in bad weather, Cath Kidston makes lots of different styles.

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    how about the normal LV bags? i think those can withstand the rain?

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    I believe Saffiano leather is treated to be waterproof. Kipling bags also seem to be waterproof plus they are lightweight to carry.

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    For me, Lesportac, Kipling and Cath Kidston are much better in rainy season. For leather bag, I think it's difficult to maintain and for humid weather, leather can turn mouldy too. Depends on what you want.


 

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